The first table below looks at the demand for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 4 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 23 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.55% 5.17% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.47% 7.32% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £323 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +29.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 79.03% 70.69% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 8
Average daily rate £342 £320 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.24% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
PRINCE2
West Midlands

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Solihull region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Solihull region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 16 (41.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) Rational Rose
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (17.95%) B2B
7 7 (17.95%) Change Management
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
8 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (15.38%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) OO
9 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.82%) MS Project
10 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
10 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
11 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.13%) Network Management
12 2 (5.13%) Degree
12 2 (5.13%) Migration
12 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) MS Office
12 2 (5.13%) PMP
12 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.82%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.56%) 2G
3 1 (2.56%) 3G
3 1 (2.56%) 4G
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Business Change Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Change Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Project Planner
7 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Project Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.56%) PMO Lead
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Data Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 16 (41.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) B2B
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) Network Management
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.56%) Dependency Management
10 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PMP
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) P3O
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.56%) Primavera
1 1 (2.56%) SAP
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
1 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu